World-Premiere Documentary Launches Rodgers Center’s 2016-2017 Schedule of Holocaust Education Events

August 26, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

In Jon Kean’s 2007 documentary Swimming in Auschwitz, six women — all from different countries and diverse backgrounds — shared their harrowing and unforgettable stories of surviving Auschwitz, the infamous WWII Nazi death camp in Poland.  Chapman University’s Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education will welcome filmmaker Kean to the campus on Tuesday, September 13 to

Two Chapman University students awarded entrance to leadership program

August 24, 2016 by | Campus Life

Two Chapman University students have been awarded entrance to the Phillips University Legacy Foundation and Leadership Development Program for 2016-2017. In addition to the scholarship award, Avery Bennett ‘20, a peace studies major, and Stephanie Caress ’18, a music and strategic and corporate communications double major, will be eligible for specialized leadership training at an

Students on the move are moving in The class of 2020 is officially here!

August 23, 2016 by | Campus Life

Shopping carts filled to teetering with boxes, bags and economy-sized packs of toilet paper. stream out of the parking structures, filling the sidewalks, forming trains down the dormitory corridors. It’s a frenzy of “Wait where is this?,” and “Where’s the check-in?” or “I can’t find my room.” It’s move-in day. Bring the stuff, bring your

California Preservation Foundation honors Chapman University’s DMAC

August 23, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University’s Digital Media Arts Center, a historic building transformed into a unique teaching space, has been named a recipient of a 2016 California Preservation Foundation award. The prestigious awards are given each year by the foundation to recognize California’s top examples of design excellence and historic preservation. The Digital Media Arts Center – known

Chapman University forges ties with local Muslim community

August 19, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

Chapman University’s Fish Interfaith Center and Leatherby Libraries are partnering in an initiative to forge closer ties with Orange County’s Muslim and Muslim-American communities — and the first evidence of that nascent partnership was on display at a recent luncheon of the Minaret Business Organization (MBO) held at the Interfaith Center.  Charlene Baldwin, dean of